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Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science Conference

September 2, 2020 – This conference will highlight current scientific knowledge related to algal blooms

Registration will open June 15, 2020

Registration deadline: August 26, 2020

Early Bird Registration: $30 (June 15-July 31)
General Registration: $40 (August 1-26)
Student Registration: $10 (June 15-August 26)


The 5th annual Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science conference will highlight current scientific knowledge related to algal blooms. Research and outreach leaders will present findings from recent studies and identify important areas of uncertainty.

Expected audience includes academic researchers, state and federal agencies and the agricultural community interested in the latest algal bloom science and technology, with an expected audience largely from Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. Members of the academic research community, state and federal agencies and the agricultural community are especially encouraged to attend.

Research and outreach leaders will present findings from recent studies and identify important areas of uncertainty. Specific topics will include:

  • Collaborations and partnerships critical for improving water quality
  • Understanding lag times and soil phosphorus dynamics
  • The latest in edge-of-field research and best management practices
  • Advances in methods to protect public health


Registration Coming June 15
 


Sponsors

Lake Erie $5,000 and above

Maumee $2,500 – $4,999

Auglaize $1,000 – $2,499

Blanchard $500 – $999


Agenda and Speakers

Registration and Networking
Welcome and Introductions
Confirmed Speakers

Helen Jarvie, Department of Geography and Environmental Management, University of Waterloo

Merrin Macrae, Department of Geography and Environmental Management, University of Waterloo

Chad Penn, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service

Greg LaBarge, Agronomic Systems, OSU Extension

David Kennedy, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, The University of Toledo

Steven Haller, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, The University of Toledo

Will Osterholz, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service

Brittany Hanrahan, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service

Steve Culman, School of Environment and Natural Resources, The Ohio State University

Jim Hood, Aquatic Ecology Laboratory, The Ohio State University

Tim Davis, Department of Biological Sciences, Bowling Green State University

We will list additional speakers here as they are confirmed.

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